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“Not recommend for people with problems with knees or legs”
Review of Basantapur Tower

Basantapur Tower
Ranked #28 of 186 things to do in Kathmandu
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This is the tallest of four towers (or "durbars") built by King Prithvi Narayan Shah in honor of Kathmandu Valley.
Reviewed August 23, 2014

Don’t forget climb to the top of tower while you are in Basantapur square. There is amazing view on each side of Kathmandu and on Durbar square from there. Not recommend for people with problems with knees or legs, because stairs are very steep and you can easily injured yourself. Now entrance fee is higher and include also entrance to the museum which is connected with Basantapur, and Basantapur tower.

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Reviewed July 21, 2014

The tower in Basantapur is lost amongst the various other buildings here. The surrounding areas had so many commercial buildings which posed a threat to this tower as they seemed to outshine this remaining proof of the lost era.

1  Thank RAJESH S
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Reviewed June 7, 2014

basantapur is really nice and historical place since so long time and there are some really old building with so many different architect,when i went there i feel really different than other place in kathamndu it was great time.

1  Thank santosh741
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Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

While visiting museum, we also attended this tower. You will be rewarded with interesting views of the square beneath and special ancient atmosphere of that place

1  Thank TomasF16
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

If someone is visiting in Nepal this is the place one should visit. One of the most relaxing places to stay. Howling just from the neighbouring country of Bangaldesh for a visit to Nepal it felt like the queen of the hills .The place is best for everyone to have rest and see the historical places nearby, it has many things to see around such as old temples, hill roads etc. relaxing soothing in the midst of the cool Nepal mountains.

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